Middle East

Migration Population in Middle East doubles in ten years
Marcus Roberts | Nov 18 2016 | comment  
Largely thanks to the Syrian conflict

Avoiding disaffected Middle Eastern youth
Shannon Roberts | Mar 8 2016 | comment  
Could technology investment be the answer?

Demographic change spells trouble across Middle East
Tristan Dunning | Mar 13 2015 | comment  
Minority groups with high birth rates could become majority groups, transforming the politics of the region.

Christianity in the Middle East
Marcus Roberts | Mar 4 2013 | comment  
The story of Christianity in the Middle East is more complex that it appears.

Thank You, Everyone!
Marcus Roberts | Oct 23 2012 | comment  
More baby news and a little story on demography.

Odds and Ends
Marcus Roberts | Oct 17 2011 | comment  
Christian Churches in the Middle East, India and the Population Stabilisation Incentive Fund

Morocco prepares for a grey future
Michael Cook | Jun 29 2009 | comment  
Another surprising country, demographically, is Morocco. In 1962, its fertility rate was about 7.2 children per woman. Nowadays it is about 2.5 and heading south. Contraception is widespread, with many women delaying child-bearing for 5 years after marriage.

Iran’s demographic crisis
Michael Cook | Jun 25 2009 | comment  
There’s a demographic dimension to the turmoil in Iran over the disputed election results. Most of the rioters seem to have been young people in the cities. When you look at Iran’s demographic profile, you can see that there are bound to be tensions – there is a huge “youth bulge” amongst the 15 to 29-year-olds.
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